Multitasking at work is a bad idea. If you didn’t know that already, then check this article out. In it, the author makes the case that multitasking lowers your IQ, reduces your performance, and kills your efficiency. And—wait for it—it even causes brain damage.
Talk about attention grabbing. When you’re in between a bunch of different tasks, maybe you think to yourself (as I often do), “I’m a pretty good multitasker. Other people can’t handle it, but I know what I’m doing.”
Yeah well next time you catch yourself doing that, I have two words for you: BRAIN DAMAGE.